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Thursday, October 11, 2012

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Subway Restaurant Robbery Suspects Caught on Tape NR12468cn

Los Angeles:  LAPD Central Area Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two robbery suspects whose images were captured on surveillance video committing a robbery at Subway restaurant.

On Monday October 1, 2012, two unidentified male suspects entered the location in the 700 block of N.  Main Street and ordered a sandwich.  Upon reaching the cash register, suspect #1 pulled out a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the cashier demanding money.  Suspect #2, standing by, told the cashier, "You're taking too long!"  Fearing for her life the cashier handed the money to suspect 1, after which both men took the money and left the store.

Suspect #1 is described as a male Hispanic, 18-20 years old, with a shaved head about 5 feet 9 inches tall. He weighs about 160 pounds and has a tattoo of "LA" above his eyebrow and an unknown tattoo on his right ear lobe.  Suspect #2 is described as a male Hispanic, 35-40 years old, with a shaved head about 5 feet 6 inches tall.  He weighs about 180 pounds and has a tattoos on both arms. Both suspects are considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on this crime or the suspects is urged to call LAPD Central Area Detective Doug Pierce at 213-972-1213.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to the watch commander at 213-972-1298, or call 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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